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  • Primer on Social Bonds and Recent Developments in Asia

    Primer on Social Bonds and Recent Developments in Asia
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292627126

    This publication explains how social bond market development in Asia can support an inclusive and sustainable recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Social bonds are designed to raise proceeds for projects with positive social outcomes. T…

  • Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy

    Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy
    av Reijo Miettinen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199692613

    All governments strive to develop and implement policies that contribute to innovation. Both in academic research and policy circles, the concept of National Innovation Systems has represented a significant approach to industrial policy, research an…

  • Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Well-being

    Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Well-being

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781953709

    Providing extensive surveys on the most recently developed themes of individual and social well-being, this Handbook offers a comprehensive treatment of less traditional approaches to empirical and theoretical research. The novel complementary persp…

  • Poor Women in Rich Countries

    Poor Women in Rich Countries
    av Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195314304

    The first book to study women's poverty over the life course, this wide-ranging collection focuses on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women—while also considering partnered women and immigrants—in eight wealth…

  • Republic of Kazakhstan

    Republic of Kazakhstan
    av United Nations: Economic Commission for Europe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789211171693

    The Country Profile of Kazakhstan, prepared at the request of the Government of Kazakhstan focuses on the housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficien…

  • The New Economics of Income Distribution

    The New Economics of Income Distribution
    av Friedrich L. Sell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783472369

    The study of income inequality is of fundamental importance to economics, although it has been largely overlooked since the 1980s. This book provides a long-overdue review of the study of income inequality and of its importance both to the economic…

  • Poor No More

    Poor No More
    av Peter Cove

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412864459

    In the 1960s, America set out to end poverty. Policy-makers put forth an unprecedented package of legislation, funding poverty programs and empowering the poor through ineffectual employment-related education and training. However, these handouts pr…

  • Poor No More

    Poor No More
    av Peter Cove

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412864343

    In the 1960s, America set out to end poverty. Policy-makers put forth an unprecedented package of legislation, funding poverty programs and empowering the poor through ineffectual employment-related education and training. However, these handouts pr…

  • Happiness and Economic Growth

    Happiness and Economic Growth

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198723653

    This volume, arising from a PSE-CEPREMAP-DIMeco conference, includes contributions by the some of the best-known researchers in happiness economics and development economics, including Richard Easterlin, who gave his name to the 'Easterlin paradox'…

  • Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

    Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198744801

    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Detailed analyses of poverty and…

  • Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

    Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198744818

    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Detailed analyses of poverty and…

  • Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity

    Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849803830

    Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity is a thought-provoking book dealing with key ideas, values and principles of social policies and asking what exactly is meant by universal benefits and policies? Is the time of post-war universalism over? Ar…

  • Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity

    Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781951873

    Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity is a thought-provoking book dealing with key ideas, values and principles of social policies and asking what exactly is meant by universal benefits and policies? Is the time of post-war universalism over? Ar…

  • Det kluvna samhället : perspektiv på samhällets omvandling

    Det kluvna samhället : perspektiv på samhällets omvandling
    av Per Forsman

    Häftad - 2010 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789174512236

    ”Det kluvna samhället” är den fjärde delen i författarpseudonymen Per Forsmans serie essä-samlingar från 90-talets början om industrisamhällets omvandling. I denna bok står epokskiftet mer uttalat i centrum: framväxten av vad på dåtidens…

  • Health Care Reform and American Politics

    Health Care Reform and American Politics
    av Lawrence Jacobs

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190262037

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act has ensured that it will remain the law of the land. The new l…

  • Health Care Reform and American Politics

    Health Care Reform and American Politics
    av Lawrence Jacobs

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190262044

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act has ensured that it will remain the law of the land. The new l…

  • Tax By Design

    Tax By Design

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198816386

    Tax by Design identifies what makes a good tax system for an open developed economy in the 21st century and suggests how the UK tax system could be reformed to move in that direction. The recommendations stress the importance of neutrality and trans…

  • The Richer, The Poorer

    The Richer, The Poorer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447363200

    For 200 years, Britain’s most powerful elites have been allowed to enrich themselves at the expense of surging inequality and mass poverty. This landmark book charts the roller coaster history of both rich and poor, and the mechanisms that lin…

  • The Richer, The Poorer

    The Richer, The Poorer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447363217

    For 200 years, Britain’s most powerful elites have been allowed to enrich themselves at the expense of surging inequality and mass poverty. This landmark book charts the roller coaster history of both rich and poor, and the mechanisms that lin…

  • Health Systems in Transition

    Health Systems in Transition
    av Thomas Rice

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487526450

    This analysis of the United States health care system reviews developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms, and health system performance. The U.S. system has both considerable strengths and no…

  • The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe

    The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe
    av Silja Hausermann

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521183680

    This book challenges existing theories of welfare state change by analyzing pension reforms in France, Germany, and Switzerland between 1970 and 2004. It explains why all three countries were able to adopt far-reaching reforms, adapting their pensio…

  • The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe

    The Politics of Welfare State Reform in Continental Europe
    av Silja Hausermann

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521192729

    This book challenges existing theories of welfare state change by analyzing pension reforms in France, Germany, and Switzerland between 1970 and 2004. It explains why all three countries were able to adopt far-reaching reforms, adapting their pensio…

  • When the market comes rushing in to the Swedish model : a book from Kommunal about the privatisation of the welfare services in Sweden

    When the market comes rushing in to the Swedish model : a book from Kommunal about the privatisation of the welfare services in Sweden
    av Bengt Rolfer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789186743574

    During the last 30 years, the market forces have made forays into the Swedish social welfare system. Over a relatively short period of time, a number of private companies have been established within the school, health and social care systems activi…

  • Housing as Commons

    Housing as Commons

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999979

    Experiences of struggle for housing, ignited by the lack of social and affordable housing and foreclosure evictions as well as practices of establishing shared and self-managed housing areas, unfold in a world of harsh inequalities. In such a contex…

  • Housing as Commons

    Housing as Commons

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786999986

    Experiences of struggle for housing, ignited by the lack of social and affordable housing and foreclosure evictions as well as practices of establishing shared and self-managed housing areas, unfold in a world of harsh inequalities. In such a contex…

  • After Austerity

    After Austerity

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198790273

    European welfare states are undergoing profound change, driven by globalization, technical changes, and population ageing. More immediately, the aftermath of the Great Recession and unprecedented levels of immigration have imposed additional pressur…

  • After Austerity

    After Austerity

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198790266

    European welfare states are undergoing profound change, driven by globalization, technical changes, and population ageing. More immediately, the aftermath of the Great Recession and unprecedented levels of immigration have imposed additional pressur…

  • The Economics of Tax and Social Security in Japan

    The Economics of Tax and Social Security in Japan
    av Yoshimi Adachi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811071751

    This book integrates the fundamentals of quantitative significance, using existing estimates of the elasticities of demand for tax, health insurance, and medical services in a static microsimulation model. It serves as a guide to the financial and s…

  • Sorting Out the Mixed Economy

    Sorting Out the Mixed Economy
    av Professor Amy C. Offner

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691205205

    The untold story of how welfare and development programs in the United States and Latin America produced the instruments of their own destruction In the years after 1945, a flood of U.S. advisors swept into Latin America with dreams of building a ne…

  • Sorting Out the Mixed Economy

    Sorting Out the Mixed Economy
    av Amy C. Offner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190938

    The untold story of how welfare and development programs in the United States and Latin America produced the instruments of their own destruction In the years after 1945, a flood of U.S. advisors swept into Latin America with dreams of building a ne…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

    The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199675401

    The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics provides an accessible and authoritative guide to health economics, intended for scholars and students in the field, as well as those in adjacent disciplines including health policy and clinical medicine. The…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

    The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199238828

    The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics provides an accessible and authoritative guide to health economics, intended for scholars and students in the field, as well as those in adjacent disciplines including health policy and clinical medicine. The…

  • Protection Sociale Et Fédéralisme

    Protection Sociale Et Fédéralisme
    av Bruno Theret, Bruno Theret

    Häftad - 2002 - Franska - ISBN: 9789052011073

    L'Europe est la crois e des chemins: depuis le passage l'euro, elle a puis les ressources que l' conomie de march lui avait fournies jusqu'alors pour avancer. Peut-elle maintenant aller au-del d'une union conomique et mon taire et devenir une v rita…

  • Variable Anteile Im Kombinationsverfahren Einer Partiell Kapitalgedeckten Rentenversicherung

    Variable Anteile Im Kombinationsverfahren Einer Partiell Kapitalgedeckten Rentenversicherung
    av Christian Sitz

    Häftad - 2006 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631549896

    Diese Arbeit bietet am Beispiel der umlagefinanzierten Rentenversicherung mittels neuartiger variabler Kombination sowohl umlage- als auch kapitalgedeckter Elemente ein neues Gesamtsystem, welches Vorteile beider Systeme in sich vereint und im Vergl…

  • Modern Kazakhstan

    Modern Kazakhstan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631626054

    Against the backdrop of its mineral wealth, Kazakhstan has been touted a Central Asian tiger state. In contrast to most other Central Asian countries, it was able to evade civil war and large-scale bloodshed and to assume a leadership position which…

  • Gender and Green Governance

    Gender and Green Governance
    av Bina Agarwal

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199683024

    Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. Research on gender and green governance in other disciplines has focused mainly on women's near absence from forestry institutions. This i…

  • Gender and Green Governance

    Gender and Green Governance
    av Bina Agarwal

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199569687

    Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. Research on gender and green governance in other disciplines has focused mainly on women's near absence from forestry institutions. This i…

  • Arbeitsmarktpolitik Bei Marktkonformer Arbeitsvermittlung

    Arbeitsmarktpolitik Bei Marktkonformer Arbeitsvermittlung
    av Michael Heidinger

    Häftad - 2002 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631389218

    Die Reform des Sozialstaates wird durch Denk- und Handlungsblockaden behindert. Abhilfe verspricht eine auf das Konsensparadigma setzende Politikberatung. Das hier entwickelte Modell einer Arbeitsmarktpolitik bei marktkonformer Arbeitsvermittlung da…

  • Sick of Inequality?

    Sick of Inequality?
    av Andreas Bergh

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785364204

    There is a clear trend in rich countries that, despite rising incomes and living standards, the gap between rich and poor is widening. What does this mean for our health? Does increasing income inequality affect outcomes such as obesity, life expect…

  • Sick of Inequality?

    Sick of Inequality?
    av Andreas Bergh

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785364228

    There is a clear trend in rich countries that, despite rising incomes and living standards, the gap between rich and poor is widening. What does this mean for our health? Does increasing income inequality affect outcomes such as obesity, life expect…

  • Basic Income and the Free Market

    Basic Income and the Free Market

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137263582

    Discusses whether the Basic Income Guarantee could offer an alternative to both laissez-faire and existing welfare systems in developed countries - often criticized by both advocates and critics of laissez-faire - thus opening a constructive dialog…

  • The First Serious Optimist

    The First Serious Optimist
    av Ian Kumekawa

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163482

    A groundbreaking intellectual biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential economists The First Serious Optimist is an intellectual biography of the British economist A. C. Pigou (1877-1959), a founder of welfare economics and one of…

  • Public or Private Goods?

    Public or Private Goods?

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785369544

    Legitimized by the arguments of efficiency gains, public housing, pensions, unemployment insurance and health care are all being gradually privatized. In many countries, even the state's 'night-watchmen' role of providing security is offered by priv…

  • Happiness Explained

    Happiness Explained
    av Paul Anand

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198735458

    What is human happiness and how can we promote it? These questions are central to human existence and Happiness Explained draws on scientific research from economics, psychology, and philosophy, as well as a range of other disciplines, to outline a…

  • The Politics and Governance of Basic Education

    The Politics and Governance of Basic Education

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198824053

    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. All over the world, ec…

  • Ageing and Migration in a Global Context

    Ageing and Migration in a Global Context

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030714413

    This book brings together two major trends influencing economic and social life: population ageing on the one side, and migration on the other. Both have assumed increasing importance over the course of the 20th and into the 21st century. The book o…

  • The Acquisitive Society

    The Acquisitive Society
    av R H Tawney

    Pocket - 1920 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781989743089

    The Acquisitive Society was written by R. H. Tawney and published in 1920. Tawney herein criticizes the selfish individualism of modern industrial societies. He argues that capitalism corrupts via the promotion of economic self-interest, leading to…

  • Basiswissen Controlling und operatives Controlling

    Basiswissen Controlling und operatives Controlling
    av Robert Bachert, Arnold Pracht

    Häftad - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783779919681

  • Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

    Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199558049

    The international community's commitment to halve global poverty by 2015 has been enshrined in the first Millennium Development Goal. How global poverty is measured is a critical element in assessing progress towards this goal, and different researc…

  • Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

    Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199558032

    The international community's commitment to halve global poverty by 2015 has been enshrined in the first Millennium Development Goal. How global poverty is measured is a critical element in assessing progress towards this goal, and different researc…

  • Wirkungs- Und Kosten-Nutzen Analysen

    Wirkungs- Und Kosten-Nutzen Analysen
    av Christian Pohnke

    Häftad - 2001 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631381427

    Die Finanzlage zahlreicher deutscher Kommunen ist seit Jahren stark angespannt. Ein Weg der Entlastung stellt die Vermittlung arbeitsfahiger Sozialhilfeempfanger in Beschaftigung oder spezielle Massnahmen der Beschaftigungsfoerderung dar. Die Nachha…

  • Beschäftigungsfähigkeit: Von Der Theorie Zur Praxis

    Beschäftigungsfähigkeit: Von Der Theorie Zur Praxis

    Häftad - 2001 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783906767611

    Angesichts der weitreichenden Veranderungen in der Arbeitswelt und der Entwicklung eines durch die neue Wirtschaftsordnung entstandenen wettbewerbsintensiven Arbeitsmarkts, hat der Begriff Beschaftigungsfahigkeit in den letzten Jahren zunehmend an B…

  • Outsourcing Legal Aid in the Nordic Welfare States

    Outsourcing Legal Aid in the Nordic Welfare States

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319835617

    This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This edited collection provides a comprehensive analysis of the differences and similarities between civil legal aid schemes in the Nordic countries whilst outlining recent legal aid transformation…

  • Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

    Poverty and Deprivation in Europe
    av Brian Nolan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199588435

    Research on poverty in rich countries relies primarily on household income to capture living standards and distinguish those in poverty, and this is also true of official poverty measurement and monitoring. However, awareness of the limitations of i…

  • Der Sozialstaat

    Der Sozialstaat
    av Gerhard A Ritter

    Inbunden - 2010 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783486598179

  • Die Wahl Des Rentenalters

    Die Wahl Des Rentenalters
    av Peter Schmidt

    Häftad - 1995 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631489031

    Die Alterung der westlichen Industrienationen fuhrt zu einer erheblichen Belastung der Sozialversicherungssysteme. Der Autor zeigt dies am Beispiel der bundesdeutschen Rentenversicherung auf. Die okonomische Analyse ergibt, dass die deutsche Gesetzl…

  • Free Lunch Thinking

    Free Lunch Thinking
    av Tom Bergin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847942739

    And by tracing the development of key economic tenets, he demonstrates how their champions' tendency to believe in phenomena for which they have little hard evidence leaves accepted economic wisdom frequently being more about faith than facts. His b…

  • Finanzierung Des Gesundheitswesens Und Interpersonelle Umverteilung

    Finanzierung Des Gesundheitswesens Und Interpersonelle Umverteilung
    av Dorothea Wenzel

    Häftad - 1999 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631347348

    Die Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung ist ein wesentlicher Bestandteil im staatlichen Umverteilungssystem. Dennoch wurde ihren Umverteilungswirkungen sowohl in der politischen Diskussion als auch in der wissenschaftlichen Forschung bisher wenig Beacht…

  • The Undeserving Rich

    The Undeserving Rich
    av Leslie McCall

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107027237

    It is widely assumed that Americans care little about income inequality, believe opportunities abound, admire the rich, and dislike redistributive policies. Leslie McCall contends that such assumptions are based on both incomplete survey data and ec…

  • The Undeserving Rich

    The Undeserving Rich
    av Leslie McCall

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107699823

    It is widely assumed that Americans care little about income inequality, believe opportunities abound, admire the rich, and dislike redistributive policies. Leslie McCall contends that such assumptions are based on both incomplete survey data and ec…

  • National Institutions ? International Migration

    National Institutions ? International Migration
    av Frida Borang

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786606679

    Despite the fact that immigration policy is today one of the most salient political issues in the OECD countries, we know surprisingly little about the factors behind the very different choices countries have made over the last decades when it comes…

  • National Institutions ? International Migration

    National Institutions ? International Migration
    av Frida Borang

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786613073

    Despite the fact that immigration policy is today one of the most salient political issues in the OECD countries, we know surprisingly little about the factors behind the very different choices countries have made over the last decades when it comes…

  • Digitalization, Immigration and the Welfare State

    Digitalization, Immigration and the Welfare State
    av Marten Blix

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788974110

    The modern welfare state finds itself in the middle of two major upheavals: the impact of technology and immigration. Having taken in more refugees per capita than most other countries, the pillars of the Swedish welfare state are being shaken, and…

  • Digitalization, Immigration and the Welfare State

    Digitalization, Immigration and the Welfare State
    av Marten Blix

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786432940

    The modern welfare state finds itself in the middle of two major upheavals: the impact of technology and immigration. Having taken in more refugees per capita than most other countries, the pillars of the Swedish welfare state are being shaken, and…

  • Taking a Stand

    Taking a Stand
    av Robert Higgs

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598132038

    In his academic work, Robert Higgs has dissected the government's shrewd secret excesses that lead to the Welfare State, the Warfare State, and the Administrative State. For several decades he has unstintingly chronicled the federal, state, and loca…

  • Taking a Stand

    Taking a Stand
    av Robert Higgs

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598132045

    In his academic work, Robert Higgs has dissected the government's shrewd secret excesses that lead to the Welfare State, the Warfare State, and the Administrative State. For several decades he has unstintingly chronicled the federal, state, and loca…

  • Progress for the Poor

    Progress for the Poor
    av Lane Kenworthy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199676927

    One of the principal goals of antipoverty efforts should be to improve the absolute living standards of the least well-off. This book aims to enhance our understanding of how to do that, drawing on the experiences of twenty affluent countries since…

  • Progress for the Poor

    Progress for the Poor
    av Lane Kenworthy

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199591527

    One of the principal goals of antipoverty efforts should be to improve the absolute living standards of the least well-off. This book aims to enhance our understanding of how to do that, drawing on the experiences of twenty affluent countries since…